Beverage manufacturing giant, Kasapreko Company Limited has donated assorted drinks, water and hand sanitizers to the Manhyia Palace to complement the efforts of Asantehene Otumfour Osei Tutu II in providing support to the vulnerable groups in Greater Kumasi.
The total value of the donation was GHC 40,000 and it included packs of Awake purified drinking water, assorted quantities of Royal soft drinks, 10/10 drinks, Veraldo drinks and cartons of KCL Hand Sanitizers.
The Government of Ghana as part of the measures put in place to contain the novel Coronavirus has extended the lockdown period for another two weeks in Greater Accra and Greater Kumasi allowing the movement of only essential service providers
Kasapareko Company Limited is believed to be first indigenous Manufacturing Company to produce hand sanitizers in Ghana after the hikes of hand sanitizers in the market during the outbreak of Covid-19 in Ghana.
Before the donation to the Manhyia Palace, the Company had already presented quantities of KCL hand sanitizers to the Ministry of Information, 37 Military Hospital and the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra.
Speaking to the Media, the Territory Department Officer for Kasapreko Company Limited , Nii Ahuateh Akwetey-Kodjoe explained the rationale behind the donation as one aimed at touching lives of Ghanaians.
He hinted more humanitarian gestures of this kind are still ongoing to other institutions.
Receiving the items on behalf of Manhyia Palace, Baffour Yaw Boateng, Dominasehene expressed gratitude to the company for their kind gesture which according him will help the poor in the lockdown communities.